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. and the easiest targets are smokers. really, obese people whose healthcare is among the costliest are protected by federal law. but thousands of companies and countless municipal governments and police departments refuse to hire smokers, and some require affidavits and even use lie detector tests to enforce the policy. bosses like howard weyers will not pay for what they see as other people's bad habits. >> the biggest frustration in the workplace is the cost of healthcare. medical plans weren't established to pay for unhealthy lifestyles. >> how much does it cost you? how much of the smokers that you once employed here cost you? >> i never really measured them. >> so it may not have cost you a dime? >> well, it may not, but i don't know what's gonna happen five years from now with that person who's smoking. that's what i don't want to wait for. >> this former college football coach works out five times a week and wants his employees to share his values. at weyco, howard rules. >> i've set the policy. i'm not gonna bend from the policy. >> but it strikes me as a kind of intolerant attitude to t
discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story . we argeneral wehave a three andt discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul the call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persia perspective wee the mopommen mtu momentum stil e favourses the cycle.v let's look at mcdonald and nor nonorfolk southern and johnson d johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of thess an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficuldividends in the past te years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have added an investment in their knel knelt knel network ae increased their capacity. and healthcare in a category that ask trading to the market
go well. you have selected three areas. consumer discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story ofthe march coat in market in gent. we aregeneral wehave a three and a half percent discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul them call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persian perspective we believe the mope momentum still faveyors fave favourses the cycle. let's look at mcdonald and nor nornorfolk southern and johnson and johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of these companies has an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficultdividends in the past three years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have
a break during the day. >> and health-care professionals say it is still a good idea. they recommend a 20-minute midday nap. they say it makes a difference at night. than a 10% of insomnia cases are chronic, and they are usually caused by work. we over lows hour days to the point where we no longer sleep well. we do not give ourselves break, and when we need more time, we take it from sleeping hours rather than from working hours. >> but some companies are ignoring the longer working day laws and have positively embraced the siesta with in their business models. the employees at this software company are encouraged to take a short play break or a nap whenever they like, but despite innovative models like this, the sea as that appears to be on the way out. now more than ever, businesses expect more from their employees. soviet is a human resources manager and has seen the economic crisis increasingly used as an excuse for a harsher management style. >> companies that used to present themselves as employee- friendly for puerto rico reasons or because their rivals were doing it as well are a
system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors wh get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ ♪ liz: admit it, so many of you had a love affair with one stock out there, apple. apple closing 2012 on a high note. shares are up about give or take nearly 5% making it one of the biggest gainers on the nasdaq today. no real news to speak of that's driving a price action, but the gyrations have been wild very much all year. take a look. in the first three months investors were betting it would begin crank out new products every 3-6 months. now, once the iphone 5 came out in early september, apple kind of topped out about $704, $705 a share. steep down trend since then, really in bear market territory. so what are investors worried about? number one, margins. thanks to increased competition from the likes of sam sung and high-end phones,
. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> check out some of the latest moves in energy and metals. jackie is at the nymex. >> good morning, carl. the energy complex trading slightly lower across the board this morning. let's take a look at the west texas intermediate price, lower by about half a percent. brent price slightly more than that today. nat gas is the biggest loser, more than 2% of a decline there. temperatures across the country, not cold enough to keep that demand up right now. keep in mind, that the energy complex is fairly well supplied, as we head into the end of the year. meantime, the fiscal cliff, of course, is a concern here. but
but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service starts with a real person. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our support teams are nearby, ready to help. it's no wonder so many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >>> okay. moments from the closing of the trading year, it's a rally we got underway right now. let's check in with mary thompson here on the floor of the exchak. >> a good rally and an end to e the five-day losing streak as the dow looks to have a move to the upside 135 points. dow's up about 6% for the year. one of the reasons for that is the gains in bank of america, the best performing stock in the dow up ove
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> well, it's crunch time. the president says a deal is close but not done. we've heard the same from mitch mcconnell. then the president threw in this monkey wrench this afternoon. >> if republicans think that i will finish the job of deficit reduction through spending cuts alone without asking also equivalent sacrifice from millionaires or companies with a lot of lobbyists, et cetera, if they think that's going to be the formula for how to solve this thing, they've got another thing coming. >> let's get some reaction now with senate john barrasso. have asked vice president biden to come to capitol hill to sell the deal to democratic lawmakers. what do you
care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. if by blessed you mean freaked out about money well we suddenly noticed that everything was getting more expensive so we switched to the bargain detergent but i found myself using three times more than you're supposed to and the clothes still weren't as clean as with tide. so we're back to tide. they're cuter in clean clothes. thanks honey yeah you suck at folding [ laughs ] [ female announcer ] one cap of tide gives you more cleaning power than 6 caps of the bargain brand. [ woman ] that's my tide, what's yours? >>> happy new year! just 17 hours from it every 2013 and the fiscal cliff. congress putting your money at risk. may be a last-minute vote in the senate today. again, that is more than 517 days after they could have fixed the thing to start with. in case you weren't angry yet, president obama sign the executive order that gives executive work
. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> all right. down to the wire. still no deal on the fiscal cliff. are the democrats and republicans too far apart at this point to reach a deal before midnight? i hope not. >> is the cliff armageddon for the defense department. what these defense cuts would mean for national security. >>> a health scare for hillary clinton. what doctors say happened and an update on her condition. >> i'm ali velshi. >> and i'm christine romans. >> and i'm dr. sanjay gupta. john and zoraida are both off. >>> millions of americans will countdown to a fiscal cliff. a development that could send the nation back to recession. yesterday, the two parties turned to their respective closers, vice pres
to the president's healthcare overhaul. we'll tell you what to expect when we come back. ly? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you realldon't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it findone, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all youeed is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >> well, get ready, america, for the arrival of obamacare, some key provisions of the president's mammoth overhaul kick in come january and joe is here to tell you what to expect. or as we call the bill, >> the joe paul: letime me and fated as you are to cover it. what can we expect this year? >> well, look, this -- the bill ramps up starting in october, 2013. so
know, putting through healthcare reforms, and that's going to expand the amount of people that can access -- david: let me bring you to a stock that was in the news today. bank of america, of course, some bad news today in terms of the stock but up over 100% this year, 105% i think is the total if you look at a one year chart for bank of america. is it too late to get in on this stock? >> it is not too late. because bank of america was beaten down so badly over the last five years. i started recommending bank of america in august of 2011. so about a year and a half ago when it was about 6 bucks. david: we look at the beginning of the year it was about 5 bucks. >> right. it took a little time for it to take off. but 2012 began the recovery. and i think we've got at least another year or two to go in that recovery. shibani: how long are you talking about holding these, home building, etf, banking, biotech, are you long-term or short-term holder? >> longer term. i would recommend holding them for about a year and re-evaluate next year at this time whether or not you want to hold them
meaningful work experiences in the health-care industry. and that it's been remarkably successful at keeping kids in school. >> and 97% of the young people who are in this students success jobs program go on to college, complete college. >> reporter: in the past few years boston has undertaken a city wide effort to get employers to hire students, realizing at the same time the benefits of growing an improved workforce. >> it's not natural to hire teenagers and bring them into workplaces where they have never played a role. what we do is say give us a chance. >> reporter: neil sullivan is the executive director of the boston private industry council known as the pick. his office is in charge of connecting institutes like daniel with employers like the bringham an mentors like a lend-- alexander pin, he says every year they link 3,000 boston students with summer job and school year internships. >> it's an economic imperative because we are not employing young people in this country. they are not developing the habits of paid work necessary to be productive. they are not managing the careers th
a pill for that. is this the latest way to cope with grief or to cut healthcare costs. >> ban adoption from one nation to the next. it's about to happen in russia. where moscow is going to approve a ban on american couples only from adopteding russian children. we just improved our trade relations with them, why are they doing this? have our relations with the putin regime deteriorated that much? senior fellow with the center of transatlantic relations at johns hopkins university. what is this really about? >> this is about vladimir putin playing to his base which is nationalistic and poor as he's losing moscow and it's about vladimir putin sending a signal to the united states that he does not want us interfering in russia's internal affairs and this is a convenient way to send that message. >> let's, explain why they would think that with this trade status improvement there was a little clause that said if someone violates human rights in russia you're not going to be able to get a vase to get in here. what is this law called? >> the magity insky bill. >> sergei died in prison. who h
to see you. first time the president did a sunday talk show since 2009 since he was pushing healthcare reform trying to sell a fiscal cliff deal. he is was on meet the press. republicans weren't happy with that appearance because he they felt he was blaming them. new development in the last hour or two, vice president biden has come back from delaware. he is now here at the white house. he has had two phone calls with mitch mcconnell. in previous budget battles, joe biden has been the closer on these deals. his coming back from delaware might be a sign they are moving a little closer. that will be something to watch. the whole thing about changing cpi and reining in cost of entitlements, republicans are judging in on that. take a listen. >> one of proposals we made was something called change cpi but basically makes an adjustment in terms of how inflation is calculated on social security. highly unpopular among democrats not something supported but to strengthen social security in the long time i'm willing to make those decisions. >> reporter: in the morning, the president seemed to be
and reform entitlements looking at the health-care programs and retirement programs, which are under real stress. any plan has to look at all parts of the budget. the fiscal cliff is an across- the-board whack and that would put us back into recession. we can protect people that depend on these programs and so that we do raise significant revenues. we believe any plan has to be a bipartisan. it is about the country. it's interesting is how many people have stepped forward and saying to congress, stop making the situation worse. if you make the hard choices, the campaign to fix the debt will be there. a group of people are saying we support you in making hard choices. so far, we do not see that fix in place. there is real risk to the economy if we wait too long. host: you spend some time on wall street. the market was down on friday. could it happened this week? guest: anything could happen this week. the markets don't know what to make about what is going on on capitol hill. we do not know what kind of deal is going to come out of this. it seems impossible the deal will be big enough to h
a retirement benefit, a health-care benefit, those are entitlements, two, up to and including the entitlements for the congressman. let's be fair. when they start talking about entitlements and hold it to those three items, let's hold their feet to the fire and make them talk about entitlements for the other folks, too. host: appreciate you calling this morning. donna writes about this on twitter. if that to facebook here. -- back to you facebook here. budget showdown hits the keep week. that is of the front page reminding us of the deadline looming. it is a bloomberg story here out of the district. i you can watch the byplay here on the c-span that works with the president heading back to town tonight. the senate and house are due back tomorrow. billy from jacksonville, florida, to life for waiting. caller: i am very optimistic but i worry that the president will not get a chance because lindsey gramm already stated he will fight. i think there will already be another big fight for the debt ceiling. host: how does that make you optimistic that? caller: they know they have to do something, and
aspect of healthcare, mental health illness what is wrong with that? >> nothing, that is what the media does. to respond to what jim says. we export jaime, fox' movies all over the world. our culture, video games, movies made in america are seen everywhere else. why only in the united states do do we have this constant drumbeat of store i have rivets i can actions take being place in school. we don't see this happening around the world. to the extent we see it happening, time after time after time, four times since this president has been in office in the united states of america, y. >> there is a fair amount of violence around the world. it comes in all different forms, that's for sure. and look, kelly, you know, look you might need to spend more time watching, say cnn where people like piers morgan and others pound away on the gun issue all the time. you might have seen david gregor on nbc flailing away. it's clear that big chunks of the mainstream media have an agenda against guns. >> do you think the media is more responsible than guns are? do you think they are more responsible tha
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